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concomitance

[ kon-kom-i-tuhns, kuhn- ]
/ kɒnˈkɒm ɪ təns, kən- /
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noun

the quality or relation of being concomitant.
Roman Catholic Church. the coexistence of the body and blood of Christ in the Eucharistic bread.

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Origin of concomitance

From the Medieval Latin word concomitantia, dating back to 1525–35. See concomitant, -ance
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British Dictionary definitions for concomitance

concomitance
/ (kənˈkɒmɪtəns) /

noun

existence or occurrence together or in connection with another
a thing that exists in connection with another
Christian theol the doctrine that the body and blood of Christ are present in the Eucharist
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